Oligodendroglioma

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What is oligodendroglioma?

An oligodendroglioma is tumor of the central nervous system and may be located in the brain or spinal cord. It is a type of brain tumor that is known as glioma because it originates in cells known as glials. The tumor occurs most often in the frontal lobe of the brain.

Common symptoms reported by people with oligodendroglioma

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with oligodendroglioma

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
2
Tried for
oligodendroglioma (2)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
oligodendroglioma (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Intensity-Modulated Radiation)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
oligodendroglioma (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Temodar)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
oligodendroglioma (1)

Data from patients with oligodendroglioma, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with oligodendroglioma

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
oligodendroglioma (2)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
oligodendroglioma (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
dizziness problems concentrating 1 more
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Intensity-Modulated Radiation)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
oligodendroglioma (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Temodar)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
oligodendroglioma (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with oligodendroglioma, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has oligodendroglioma on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 3
30s 7
40s 9
50s 5
60s 4
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 10
Female 20

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 21
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from oligodendroglioma patients who have completed their condition history
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